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Unable to install python3-dev ubuntu

When I tried to install python3-dev using sudo apt-get install python3-dev I got the following message python3-dev : Depends: libpython3-dev (= 3.4.0-0ubuntu2) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Question regarding installing after building from source (pros and cons)

This question has nothing to do with the pros and cons of compiling from source, it simply has to do with the single step of installing, example: make install or waf install. The normal routine ...
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Removing source dependencies after building from source

Now while installing the dependencies I've realized that they actually take up quite a lot of space (depending on what the dependencies are). So my question is: How do I remove all of the dependency ...
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Question regarding removing source files after building

I've been building a lot of software from source as I've been wanting to learn it for quite a while now. The following happens: Download source files (normally a tarball file) Install dependencies ...
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Error processing package while installing pycharm

I am trying to install pycharm on ubuntu 14.04 using terminal sudo apt-get install pycharm but i get the error bellow : dpkg: error processing package libopencv-contrib2.4:amd64 (--configure): ...
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Problem installing gnome desktop - Ubuntu 14.04

Its a fresh install of 14.04. I've done the obvious sudo apt-get update but stil not working. Im seriously new to ubuntu so please explain what you want me to do (Thanks alot in advance!)
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Error Getting Dependencies for Matplotlib

I am trying to install the python package matplotlib from source. I cannot install the package from the repository using sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib because I need to be able to install the ...
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Broken package causes error while installing any softwares

$ sudo apt-get -f install after the above code i'm getting like this Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done ...
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Red5-Server intall fails on Ubuntu 14.o4 [duplicate]

Trying to install red5-server (as part of Kaltura installation process) on Ubuntu 14.04, I got these messages: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libtomcat7-java : Conflicts: ...
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How to install odbcinst and odbcinst1debian2 via dpkg -i, when they depend on each other?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. Host is offline, and of necessity must stay that way. I need to install odbc to talk with a remote database from a C++ application running on the system. I have ...
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Choice of repositories and link with Software Updater warning message “Not all updates can be installed”?

I am on Xubuntu 14.04. I don't understand the cause of the following warning message I get. When I check only the Universe repository, Software Updater tells me that my system is up to date. When I ...
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Need command or program that shows all errors in hardware/software, but Phoronix Test Suite isn't working

I am using Kubuntu 15.04. A couple of times I've gotten a CPU error at shutdown. It appears after the last Kubuntu sign and then poweroff. Between these two moments there are two error reports or ...
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Unmet Dependencies of libc6 : Depends: libgcc1 but it is not going to be installed

Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y E: Cannot get debconf version. Is debconf installed? debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: No such file or directory dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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unmet dependencies on MATE 15.04

I'm trying to install software for my contour roam2 camera. They don't support Linux so I'm trying to install this http://vulcho.com/contourconfig/#install-contourconfig then I get this: Some ...
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I can neither install or uninstall packages. What can I do about it? [duplicate]

For example: sudo apt-get install gedit returns this. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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Unmet dependencies preventing installing anything else

I was trying to install gSTM (a tunnel manager) because of some error in MySQL workbench but for some reason it has not worked and now I have a bunch of unmet dependency errors which arise when I try ...
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Can't fix unmet dependencies

This happened after I installed latest version of Code Blocks downloaded from official site, I was not able to run it, so I've been tried to remove it (sudo apt-get remove) and this happened. Then I ...
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ubuntu resolve unmet dependencies

I have tried to upgrade from ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04, it stopped upgrading and offered a partial upgrade which I didn't do. Right now I'm having an issue with deja-dup-monitor which is consuming about ...
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libc6 unmet dependencies

Whenever I try to install any software this error shows up here is the detailed description : installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your ...
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Not able to run apt-get upgrade command in Ubuntu 15.04 due to dependency issue of libpam-systemd

When I try to run apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 15.04, I am getting an error message "The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpam-systemd : Depends: systemd (= 219-7ubuntu6) but 219-7ubuntu3 ...
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Software Updater crashes

An error occured please run Package Manager from right-click menu or apt=get in a terminal to see what is wrong.'The error massage was: Error: Marking the upgrade (E:Error, ...
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MegaSync client requires libcrypto++9

So, I was trying to install the sync client for Mega (http://mega.nz) on my Ubuuntu 15.10 install. Yes, I know it's pre-release, but here is my question: When i install the .dep file, I get that ...
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Wine installation problem Ubuntu14.04 64bit

I am having trouble installing wine in Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit. Here is what i have tried. 1) Terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa -y sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine ...
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Errors during installation of ubuntu-restricted-extras

During an installation of ubuntu-restricted-extras which was initiated by running this command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras I got these errors: Selecting previously unselected ...
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Failure to install any updates (problems with apport and insserv)

Lately the updates are not installing, and when I try sudo apt-get upgrade (obviously, after update), I get the errors below. I tried to find solutions on the internet, but most of the explanations ...
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Upgrading to 3.16 kernel xorg gives depenencies issues

I have recently tried to upgrade to kernel 3.16 due to this issue. I used the prescription given here. The first step (installation of kernel packages) went flawless, but attempt to install its xorg ...
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Wine Installation conflict with Ardour / Jack

i tried to install wine via the software center (version wine1.6 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) and console. In both cases wine wants to uninstall Ardour, Jack, Rosegarden and a few more. How can i install wine ...
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Safely removing *unused* packages

After various linux beginner's experiments my Kubuntu system keeps telling me that there are unused packages that are not needed anymore and that should be removed. This sounds like a good idea to me. ...
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Dependency error: Unable to install Anjuta IDE

I'm unable to install anjuta studio in Ubuntu 15.04 using the Gnome 3.16 DE. This is the output of terminal: shivam@shivam-Inspiron-3521:~$ sudo apt-get install libjavascriptcoregtk-2.4.9-0 Reading ...
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The package system is broken in 14.04 LTS

I am a beginner in Ubuntu. Please suggest on broken package system: The following packages have unmet dependencies: cndrvcups-common: Depends: libglade2-0 (>= 1:2.5.1) but it is not installed ...
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Can't install haskell platform because of libgl1-mesa

When trying to install haskell platform using sudo apt-get install haskell-platform I get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: haskell-platform : Depends: ...
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PostGIS Broken Package: Unmet Dependencies - liblwgeom-2.1.8

This suddenly happened to me today after I upgraded my Unity (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) via Software Updater. I got a warning telling me that I have installed packages that unmet dependencies. I used ...
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Problems with apt dependencies after install of python 3.5

I downloaded and compiled the latest python, 3.5, and installed it with checkinstall. Now I am getting a ton of packages that have missing dependencies in apt. apt-xapian-index : Depends: python ...
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Octave 4.0.0 Package dependencies cannot be resolved

trying to install GNU Octave on Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried following the solution in this almost identical question and ran the command sudo apt-get build-dep octave , but I still get the same list of ...
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Reinstall all dependancies of a single package

How can I reinstall all packages that are dependencies of a package I installed? The package does not want to run due to an install problem. A dependency may have been installed but does not work, ...
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Can I fix package metadata locally?

Is it possible to modify metadata of a package that was installed from the official Ubuntu repository, e.g. to change its Provides property? To put this question into context: I'm having a dependency ...
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Problem to install kdenlive 0.9.10 : ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install kdenlive 0.9.10 on ubuntu 14.04 (with gnome desktop). I followed the instructions from the official website (https://kdenlive.org/download-ubuntu). But no success. sudo ...
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debian/control Conflicts

I'm trying to create package X that combines the functionalities of packages A, B and C. Packages A and B depend on package C. There are no other dependencies. In debian/control for my package, I ...
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Package dependency problems after upgrading 14.04 -> 15.04 with do-release-upgrade

I tried to upgrade from x64 Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 with "do-release-upgrade". This left me with 8 broken packages, including grub, initscripts, upstart. The same error messages goes for all of them: ...
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Can't enter Ubuntu after installing Steam dependency (libglapi-mesa:i386)

Just so you know, I've read all the similar topics and none of them helped me. so here's the deal... I've been using elementary OS for a few months now. Back then, I installed Steam on elementary 0.3 ...
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can not install libpq-dev in ubuntu 14.04

I can not install libpq-dev for postgresql, i tried sudo apt-get install libpq-dev and output Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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winconn dependencies issue

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. I have legacy apps I need to run in Windows, so I installed Windows 10 on another PC. For integration, I want to use winncon and therefore also need ...
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libpulse-dev version does not match libpulse version

I have been trying to install libsdl1.2-dev and have been running into an issue with one of its dependencies. When I attempt to mark libsdl1.2-dev for installation in Synaptic, fails with the error: ...
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Installing Steam on ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6 error please help

Hello everyone so I have been running Debian Linux for a while and decided to switch back over and dual boot with Ubuntu to play games again. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Steam ...
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Java8 application (javafx) dependency in packaging

I am working on a Java8 application (javafx) and although previews applications where in Java 7 there was no problem as Ubuntu distributes Java 7, I want to know how I can package a ubuntu package ...
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Installing Brasero removes 100+ packages and impairs internet and display manager

I was thinking to have solved one problem with Paraview but have come across a bigger one with Brasero. A few days ago I wanted to install Paraview (amd64) in my computer (x68_64, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) ...
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Can't compile any C code using CodeBlocks

Upon building a basic C code on Code Blocks, the output is as follows: gcc: error trying to exec 'cc1plus': execvp: No such file or directory Process terminated with status 1 (0 minute(s), 0 ...
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Compiling octave-4.0.0 from source and receiving flex/lex error, yet I have flex

After unpacking to the tar.xz archive to a local directory, I run change to the directory and run ./configure the output is: checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking ...
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Wrong version of libc6 and broken package system

I made a mistake and I installed from .deb package libc6-2.17-0ubuntu5.1, because this version was required by some other application. But others libc6 packages in my system (Ubuntu 12.04) are in ...
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Error with Package Manager

Hello I am a little new to Ubuntu and have been using it for about a week and noticed I can not access my software manager in any form and have this error message: An error occured, please run ...